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Macro to forecast hail in South America

The WPC International Desks has developed a Wingridds Macro/Script to support the forecasting of the potential for hail and its size using Wingridds V3.2. This macro has been developed thanks to the help of Nestor Santayana from Uruguay.

Fig 1. Scheme that describes the processes considered to determine the potential for hail.

Please find relevant documents in the following links:

  • A PDF describing the macro and how to install it (Spanish).

  • A copy of the macro GR01.CMD.

  • A copy of the ALIAS.USR file used in International Desks PCs.

  • A copy of the color table CFCX.DAT.

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